Shooting pictures in the mountains isn’t easy, and in this article we’ll be showing you the best way to prepare up for it and choose the right equipment. No matter whether you’re getting ready for your first mountain vacation or you’re a winter mountain photography veteran, you’ll definitely appreciate our tips. Read our article, and you’ll come home with your gear intact, your health untouched, and your camera full of beautiful views.
In today’s review, we’ll be looking at the carbon tripod from the Italian manufacturer Manfrotto. They praise its collapsibility, its low weight, and the built-in 90° column mechanism for macro photography in its top casting. We’ve test-driven it for you and come back with an evaluation and a verdict. Read up on how the Manfrotto BeFree GT XPRO stood up in our testing.
Hyperlapses are a very popular supplement to time-lapses. A hyperlapse adds motion to an image, letting you create breathtaking views of cities or nature on the border between photography and video. And it has seen a major boom in recent decades. So let’s take a look at what hyperlapses really are and how to create them—it’s simpler than it seems at first sight.
Photography isn’t just about sticking to the rules. It’s also about switching things up and using a variety of creative approaches. You can awaken your creative spirit by trying to look at the world through different eyes. In this case, an ant’s. Ground-level photography has really won us over! Let’s take a look at how it works.
Inversions, afterglow, misty morning, and above all, light. These are the magicians of thanks to whom we love landscape photography so much. For today’s article, we’ve prepared a little experiment. Our editor Josef has headed out for some fieldwork into a field and spent all day capturing a landscape’s changes from dusk to dawn and back to the afternoon. Read it and see for yourself how every landscape has countless faces.
A land full of mountains, waterfalls, lakes, rapids, gorgeous villages, and beautiful cities. You’ll even find a bit of the sea. Slovenia is a literal paradise for photographers, and doubly so for landscape photographers. I chose three photos that I’ll be using to show you how a landscape editing process can look. And I’ll also give you a few tips on where to go in Slovenia to get great pictures.
Every photographer will have zoom and portrait lenses in their kit. But sometimes it pays to take yet another point of view. A fisheye lens is one way to do that. In this review, we’ll take a look at the Nikon 10.5mm f/2.8, a truly fascinating lens that was lent to us by Foto Škoda.
In this part of our series on photography gear, we’ll be looking at the ideal kit for photographing landscapes. We’ll show you what kind of combination of body, lens, and accessories to choose to get the best results. We’ll also advise you on which gear to choose and what’s good to keep in mind.
A number of macro photography articles have already been published here at learn.zoner.com. They’re enough for you to learn nearly everything there is to know about the subject. But in this part of our series on choosing your kit, we won’t be telling you how to shoot macro for once. Instead, we’ll be telling you what combination of body and lens to choose for it.
You might think that all the fresh ideas in landscape photography have been sucked dry—that it’s nearly impossible to take an original picture. But that’s not true! You see, the majority of landscape photos have a 3:2 or 16:9 ratio. So why not try framing things a different way, with a portrait orientation? You’ll get new compositions and a fresh look for your photos.